Happy New Year!

From all the staff and Board of Directors of Heritage BC, we wish you a Happy New Year for 2015!

About Heritage BC

Heritage BC is a not for profit, charitable organization supporting heritage conservation across British Columbia through advocacy, training and skills development, capacity building in heritage planning and funding through the Heritage Legacy Endowment Fund.

We are passionate about building links between heritage conservation and tourism, economic and environmental sustainability, community pride and an appreciation of our common history.

Programs include workshops, annual conferences, publications and grants for the conservation of historic buildings and special places. We are funded through membership fees, program and service revenues, charitable gifts and donations as well as sponsorships. There are many ways you can support heritage conservation in British Columbia! 

Today we have a growing membership of individuals, groups and business members who share a common interest in heritage conservation, historic places, and promoting the value of British Columbia’s heritage for all. 

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Chinese Historic Places Recognition Project

Nominate a Historic Place! Do you know a historic place associated with the history of the Chinese community in British Columbia that is important to you or your community? Which of these places should be formally recognized as historic places, significant to the Chinese Canadian community and the history of British Columbia?The Chinese Historic Places Recognition Project is an outcome of the Chinese Historical Wrongs Consultation, where many...

Dynamic Downtowns Webinar

Heritage BC is hosting two sessions of the popular webinar, Dynamic Downtowns — part of our Heritage Week 2015 in keeping with this year's theme of Main Street: At The Heart of The Community.This one hour educational webinar explores best practices in heritage conservation for downtown revitalization. Learn about: • Steps for successful heritage conservation and downtown revitalization • British Columbia heritage legislation •...

Get Ready For Heritage Week 2015!

The theme for Heritage Week 2015 in British Columbia is Main Street: At The Heart of The Community.The week kicks off on February 16, 2015, which is designated as Heritage Day across Canada by Heritage Canada The National Trust:  "Our Main Streets and traditional downtowns are a heritage worth celebrating! As venues for commerce, entertainment, worship, shopping and more, they speak volumes about a community's social and economic history.

Heritage BC 2014 Membership Survey

We are looking for your feedback!  Heritage BC is a non profit and member based organization.  Our members represent the interests of community heritage conservation from all parts of British Columbia.  In an effort to provide the best services to our membership and to encourage new members, we appreciate your feedback about Heritage BC membership and services.  We would like to hear from current Heritage BC members, as well as...

Municipal Election Resources Now Available!

Are you concerned about heritage conservation and planning in your community? Are there heritage issues that you want your municipal government to address?  Does your community need a Community Heritage Commission, a Community Heritage Register, or long term heritage conservation planning in your official community plan? Are you a candidate running for municipal election and need more information about about why heritage is important for your...